Kigali
in Nyarugenge District of Kigali, Rwanda

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.950 and 30.059 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 56' 59" and E 30° 3' 31"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - RWF
Spoken languages:
Kinyarwanda, English, French, Swahili
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:09 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Kigali
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:00 am and 6:01 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
1.983 and -157.365 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Banana Village
References
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Explore Kigali

Kigali in Nyarugenge District (Kigali) with it's 745,261 inhabitants is a city in Rwanda. It's the capital of this country.

Local time in Kigali is now 06:09 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Kigali with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Kigali. The closest airport in Rwanda is Kigali International Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 9 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda at a distance of 76 mi (or 123 km). If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gitarama, Byumba, Rwamagana, Nyanza and Kirundo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1018.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Tuesday, 18th of June 2019

24°C (75 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 19th of June 2019

25°C (76 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 20th of June 2019

24°C (75 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Kigali Radisson Blu Hotel and Convention Centre

Address
2,0 mi
KIGALI ROUNDABOUT
TBA Kigali
Rwanda

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


HOTEL DES MILLE COLLINES

Address
0,3 mi
Rue de lArmee
1322 Kigali
Rwanda

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kigali Marriott Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
KN 3 Avenue, Nyarugenge District
Kigali
Rwanda

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Galaxy Hotel Rwanda

Address
0,4 mi
7 Kn 25 st
Kigali
Rwanda

Time Information

Checkout: 03:00 - Checkin: 09:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Chez Lando

Address
3,5 mi
KG 201st , Airport Road
Kigali
Rwanda

Time Information

Checkout: 17:00 - Checkin: 08:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Nobleza Hotel

Address
4,1 mi
Kk 528 Street
6975 Kicukiro
Rwanda

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


KIGALI SERENA HOTEL

Address
0,5 mi
BOULEVARD DE LA REVOLUTION
000250 Kigali
Rwanda

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


URBAN BY CITYBLUE KIGALI RWANDA

Address
0,7 mi
KN 51 ST KIGALI
00000 KIGALI
Rwanda

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kigali Park Inn by Radisson

Address
0,8 mi
AVENUE DE KIYOVU AND RES DES PARCS PLOT 5457 KIYOVU
Kigali
Rwanda

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


CITYBLUE HOTEL AND SUITES EMBASSY ROW KI

Address
2,0 mi
KG 7 AVE
00000 KIGALI
Rwanda

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Kigali Convention Center - Marketing Video

Published: July 21, 2014
Length: 40:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FormFest - visuelle Kommunikation

Marketing video of the upcoming Kigali Convention Center in Rwanda. In this video, architects, planners and project developers present their vision for the new Convention Center in Rwandas...


Presidents Kagame and Kenyatta at the East African Business Summit - Kigali 16 October 2014

Published: October 17, 2014
Length: 45:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Paul Kagame


Kwibohora Pan African Youth Conference- Kigali, 2 July 2014

Published: July 02, 2014
Length: 11:23 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Paul Kagame


President Kagame speaking at 7th Forum of Unity Club- Kigali, 8 November 2014

Published: November 09, 2014
Length: 31:40 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Paul Kagame


President Kagame at Smart Rwanda Days summit 2014 - Kigali, 3 October 2014

Published: October 04, 2014
Length: 07:01 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Paul Kagame


Kigali Kung Fu (Agasobanuye)

Published: May 31, 2014
Length: 33:10 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Francois Gatete

LOL neza wagira ngo ni byendagusetsa! The full video is just a short but very fascinating documentary which looks at young people who set up their own martial arts club. This is the original...


Doriane Kundwa is crowned Miss Rwanda 2015

Published: February 22, 2015
Length: 17:59 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: The New Times

Doriane Kundwa was crowned Miss Rwanda 2015 in front of an excited audience at the Kigali Serena Hotel on February 21.


Youth Connekt dialogue - Rwandan Youth Meet President Kagame- Kigali, 30 June 2013

Published: July 03, 2013
Length: 32:27 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Paul Kagame

http://paulkagame.com/2010/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1124%3Ayouth-are-the-strength-and-the-future-of-our-nation&catid=36%3Anews&Itemid=71&lang=en.


Rwanda Trip to see the Gorrillas

Published: April 10, 2015
Length: 20:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Amanda Summons

We were lucky enough to go to Rwanda for a few days and it was an amazing experience!


Driving around Kigali Rwanda

Published: March 23, 2013
Length: 03:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Matthew Sager

Some of the sights from driving around Kigali Rwanda.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Kigali

Kigali, with population of almost 1 million (2009), is the capital and largest city of Rwanda. It is situated near the geographic centre of the nation. The city has been the economic, cultural, and transport hub of Rwanda since it became capital at independence in 1962. The main residence and offices of the President of Rwanda are located in the city, as are the government ministries.

Located at -1.94389, 30.0594 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kigali, Capitals in Africa, Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Populated places established in 1907, Provinces of Rwanda

Geography of Rwanda

At 26,338 square kilometres, Rwanda is the world's 149th-largest country. It is comparable in size to Haiti or the state of Maryland in the United States. The entire country is at a high altitude: the lowest point is the Rusizi River at 950 metres above sea level. Rwanda is located in Central/Eastern Africa, and is bordered by the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, Uganda to the north, Tanzania to the east, and Burundi to the south.

Located at -2, 30 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Rwanda, Geography of Central Africa

Hôtel des Mille Collines

The Hôtel des Mille Collines is a large hotel in Kigali, Rwanda. It became famous after 1,268 people took refuge inside the building during the Rwandan Genocide of 1994. The story of the hotel and its manager at that time, Paul Rusesabagina, was used as the basis of the film Hotel Rwanda.

Located at -1.9469, 30.0619 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Kigali, Rwandan Genocide, Hotels in Rwanda

Stade Amahoro

Amahoro Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kigali City, Rwanda. It is the largest stadium in Rwanda and hosts football matches, concerts, and public events.

Located at -1.95503, 30.1142 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Rwanda, Buildings and structures in Kigali, Multi-purpose stadiums in Rwanda

École Technique Officielle

The École Technique Officielle was a Salesian secondary school in Kigali, Rwanda. On April 11, 1994, during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, over 2,000 Rwandans abandoned by the UN, in the school in which they set up base to supervise the peace between the Hutu and Tutsi, were murdered by extremist militia. This event is the subject of the movie Shooting Dogs by Michael Caton-Jones.

Located at -1.98056, 30.1067 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kigali, Rwandan Genocide, Schools in Rwanda

Kamonyi District

Kamonyi is a district (akarere) in Southern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Kamonyi, also sometimes known as Rukoma.

Located at -2, 29.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Southern Province, Rwanda, Districts of Rwanda

Gasabo District

Gasabo is a district (akarere) in Kigali Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Ndera, a village on the outskirts of the Kigali urban area. The district also includes large areas of the city itself, including Kacyiru, Remera, Nyarutarama and Kimihurura. Gasabo is the location of the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site, the burial place of approximately 300,000 victims of the Rwandan genocide.

Located at -1.88333, 30.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kigali Province, Districts of Rwanda

Nyarugenge District

Nyarugenge is a district (akarere) in Kigali Province, Rwanda. It is based around the city centre of Kigali (which is actually towards the west of the urban area and the province), and contains most of the city's businesses.

Located at -1.98333, 30.0167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kigali Province, Districts of Rwanda

Stade Régional Nyamirambo

Nyamirambo Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kigali City, Rwanda. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It has an artificial pitch surface

Located at -1.97811, 30.0441 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Rwanda, Buildings and structures in Kigali, Multi-purpose stadiums in Rwanda

Muhima Hospital

Muhima Hospital (Hôpital Muhima) is a hospital in Kigali, Rwanda.

Located at -1.94389, 30.0594 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Rwanda, Kigali

Kigali International Community School

Kigali International Community School [KICS KICS] is a Christian, non-profit school, founded in 2006, which offers an educational program from kindergarten through grade 12. While prioritizing placement for children of missionaries and Christian cross-cultural workers, KICS affords children of all nationalities an education similar to that offered by schools in the USA. Kigali International Community School is located at Caisse Sociale Estates, Gaculiro, BP 6558, Kigali, Rwanda.

Located at -1.92714, 30.0911 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Rwanda

Sainte-Famille Church

Sainte-Famille Church (Holy Family Church) is a Catholic church in Kiyovu, downtown Kigali, in Rwanda. It is located on a hill, close to the commercial district of Ruhenge. Sainte-Famille Church was the scene of killings during the genocide in April 1994.

Located at -1.94472, 30.0636 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Rwanda, Buildings and structures in Kigali, Religious buildings completed in 1913

Akanyaru River

The Akanyaru River is the main tributary of the Nyabarongo River. It rises in the western highlands of Rwanda and Burundi, flows east and then north along the border between those countries before joining the Nyabarongo River. The lower stretches contain important but unprotected wetlands, which are under threat from human activity.

Located at -2.07504, 30.0189 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Rwanda

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2019

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